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in the southern city of kochin represents the booming economy. and with growth projections here as high as 7% for the year, the expanding indian market for goal could push prices past $2500 an ounce. "buy it, keep it, buy 24-carat gold, put it in a locker, and when you need money, turn around and sell it and make good money on it." > > and come to umreth to do it. "yes, come to my shop!" reporting from india, paul eggers, first business news. the indian government tightly regulates the gold market by testing jewelery for quality. chokesee believes this is a positive, because it helps protect customers from low- quality pieces. an overwhelming number of parents in the u.s. believe their children are growing up without learning valuable life skills such as how to manage their money. as many as 7 out of 10 parents expect these lessons to be taught in public school. nathaniel and stacey didomenico's young daughter, arianna, is more ahead of the game than she realizes. "we've already started with our daughter. there are things she wants at the store and we explain that it costs money, we have to
. wait until you hear this one. could this have an impact on the economy? that nobody thought of. we will break it all down for you, more "money" coming up. hey, yo, check out is chef, right? right? that's so gay. that's really gay. dude, look at those pants. please don't say that. what? don't say that something is gay when you mean that something is dumb or stupid. it's insulting. it's like if i thought this pepper shaker was stupid, and i said, "man, this pepper shaker is so 16-year-old boy with a cheesy mustache." just saying. melissa: the service employees union is trying to disrupt one of the busiest travel days of the year at laheadquarters in l.a. or the 1000 protesters are out blocking traffic trying to prevent travelers from getting to the airport. people were told to allow an extra hour and a half to get there. an extra hour and half on top of althe hours were supposed to get there ahead of time. with me now for both sides of the debate. gentlemen, welcome to the debate. i will start with you because as we watched all the video today of protesters out there trying to wreck
to how this economy is. and how much we have created the entitlement mentality that everyone feels they should that they should be on food stamps. when you look at the costs, within about two years, texas at the federal level are going to go just to pay for entitlement programs that have no money left over to pay for all of the other programs of the government. and i find it very suspicious and interesting as you do that here we ha been talking about this for the last couple of weeks and nobody is talking about reforming these things. >> here is the thing. my idea is let them out there. you have a coupe of years to do damage control. ultimately, if everyone gets their head in the sand in washington, we haven't even talked about the interest on debt the debt that we owe. between that and how do we have an economy? how we grow an economy? that we provide for the kids? >> that's a great point. when i talked about the exploding cost of entitlement, there is something that is the expensive single program. it is hard to reform these programs with the democrats and unions. the unioion to
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spain to take the bailout, but of course many things can go wrong including the economy could be even worse than what we just discussed. in that case i think spain would ultimately have to apply. but i don't think they'll do that over the coming weeks. >> all right, ricardo, good to talk to you. thanks for that. don't forget, of course, if you have any thoughts, questions, comments, e-mail us at cnbc.com. it's thanksgiving to u.s. markets, so they're closed, so that means we have a special three hour show for european and asian viewers today. still to come, india's parliament has opened its winter's session for what could be a tough first day back to business for the prime minister. we'll find out what opposition he faces from our correspondent in mumbai. we'll also find out why asian casinos are putting their chips on the table despite slow economic growth in the region. and obama saves cobbler, but many of his turkey friends will end up on the table today. we evaluate the cost of a thanksgiving dinner with a soft commodities expert. all of that and lent more coming up over the cours
, it could have serious consequences on the economy. >> i want to ask you both to weigh in on this question. kristen, you do the political angle and neil you give me the nuts and bolts. yesterday john boehner wrote an op-ed calling for the health care law to be part of the negotiations, he wrote in part the president's health care law at the massive, expensive, unworkable program when the national debt exceeds the size of our country's entire economy. we can't afford it, and can't afford to leave it intact. is john boehner right? >> no. look, it's a law that does a lot of things with the health care system. it's not predominantly a fiscal issue, in that that when the government does anything, it affects taxes. if you're the president you have no incentive to allow the health care law to be on the table in these negotiations. maybe on the edges there are a few spending programs you're willing to negotiate over. but in terms of the health insurance mandate and exchanges, all the things in this complicated law that passed two years ago, you're really going to draw the line and say, we're not g
and certainly the largest threat to the u.s. economy. >> meredith whitney was talking back in 2010 about a then- looming financial crisis involving state and local governments across the country. it was a debt crisis which some people believe could derail the recovery and require another big bailout package that no one in washington wants to talk about. >> the day of reckoning has arrived. that's it. and it's gonna arrive everywhere. time may vary a little bit depending upon which state you're in, but it's coming. [ticking] >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm steve kroft. in this edition, we look at three stories linked by the financial collapse of 2008. first, we examine a scam that's cost thousands of americans their homes. then we look into wall street's shadow market of credit default swaps. finally, a report on the perilous state of state finances. we begin with the foreclosure crisis. in the aftermath of the great recession, the huge number of foreclosed properties was a significant factor in weighing down the economy. many were stuck on the market for an unexpected reason: the banks co
, not from the economy of how to make their rates of return or their normal profits, but their pension funds are also how are they going to do it with very safe pension funds that are returning 2% of funds. there's a lot of economic pressure on pension funds and trustees and corporations and government officials all over the country. it's our rate of return 7.6 right now realistic yes it is. it's going down and we will review it again and again and again. with that i'll stop. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. public comment now. each member of the public will have two minutes. thank you for your patience. >> it was not as bad as waiting for the muni bus. anyway, i have a statement here and the statements are always my organization. prop c was passed last year in the midst of the economic downturn. today there are signs of recovery with the j.p. morgan stating to maria -- thatr#Ãthere are green lights for all section of the economy, jeremy see gull of the wharton business school nile ferguson writing in the november 19 issue noted the u.s. growth in the next four years will be higher than a
on the top 2% of households and it's not going to hurt the economy one bit. >> oh, that part i won't -- >> it's got to be part of the deal. >> that's part of the deal. >> before you answer that, art, i want to say, a second issue. let's put it right on table since jared opened up. many people believe since the president's budget want $1.6 trillion -- $1.6 trillion, of revenues, over ten years. >> over the next ten years, to be clear. >> next ten years. he will wish to raise the top tax rates. that includes income taxes, cap gains, dividends and estate taxes. and art laffer, he will also wish to curb deductions so he will raise tax revenues as well as tax rates and art, that sets the stage for a stalemate politically. what does it do economically also? >> well, it does set the stage politically. by not doing anything, all the tax rates go up on everyone. that's for sure. so, the question is, the republicans will pass a bill that extends all the tax cuts. i mean, that they will go along with no problem. they won't go along with a double wammy and they shouldn't. this is obama's economy. this is
represented their interests. >> we also have a terrible economy. a weak economy is the only reason they're in the game. i'm going to end this conversation because i don't think it's been resolved, erin, and i -- erin, you made a good case for younger people. that's the future of every party. go younger. i agree with that. the problem is they have to decide ideologically can they compete for senate seats in pennsylvania, maybe not massachusetts, but new jersey, connecticut, new england? are they going to give you up a portion of the country and say, we're going to make our votes in the south? it seems to me that's a problem they've got right there. they've given up both coasts, by the way. that's my argument, not yours. robert, thank you for coming in tonight. happy thanksgiving. you should be in cars heading home. erin, you've been doing great this year. great coverage. >>> coming up, republicans aren't the only ones fighting among themselves. some progressives are warning president obama, they don't like this debt reduction deal, they'll let people hear. so it begins. also the republic
to the local business environment and the local economy. last september, we learned that the regulations for entertainment permits for karaoke recently changed and we moved immediately to try to move festa into compliance with the current regulations, we filed the application right away, unfortunately i had to leave for europe almost immediately after, but we worked closely with the commission throughout and we completed i think all the necessary inspections and approvals from the city departments including the police department, the fire department, building including basic building and electrical, public health and the planning department. we also completed a fairly extendbacker extensive outreach program per the good neighbor policy, we talked with a large number of the surrounding businesses in the same building and masae's also made contact with people who are living in the immediate vicinity, and they gave very nice favorable comments on festa. i would like to say by the way, we very much appreciated the commission's help and guidance as we moved through this process, it's been mu
in cities as successful as san francisco. >> the economy for the last two years is challenging. a lot of people lost their houses through foreclosures. they were challenged with the market going down. it is just coming back for us now. >> volunteers are preparing for more than 5,000 people. they will also hand out 1700 bag lunches as well. >>> neighbors of a disi believe aed man have stepped up to help find his dog. he was getting dye yule sis treatment and -- dialysis treatment and broke his truck window and stealing his dog leaving her collar. he suffers from crohn's disease and just diagnosed with cancer and now this. he said lola was one of the bright spots in his life. >> she was wonderful from the first day. the most affection gnat, sweetest, nicest companion you could ever have. >> understandably upset. neighbors offered a $3,000 reward to help find lola. they handed out missing fliers and knocked on doors. that's all he needs as much as he has already been through. >>> up next, black friday blues of the why some wal-mart employees are planing a walkout on one of the busiest da
. >> the economy for the last two years is challenging. a lot of people lost their houses through foreclosures. they were challenged with the market going down. it is just coming back for us now. >> volunteers are preparing for more than 5,000 people. they will also hand out 1700 bag lunches as well. >>> neighbors of a disi believe aed man have stepped up to help find his dog. he was getting dye yule sis treatment and -- dialysis treatment and broke his truck window and stealing his dog leaving her collar. he suffers from crohn's disease and just diagnosed with cancer and now this. he said lola was one of the bright spots in his life. >> she was wonderful from the first day. the most affection gnat, sweetest, nicest companion you could ever have. >> understandably upset. neighbors offered a $3,000 reward to help find lola. they handed out missing fliers and knocked on doors. that's all he needs as much as he has already been through. >>> up next, black friday blues of the why some wal-mart employees are planing a walkout on one of the busiest days of the year. >> and for those planning to shop
in the city. as somebody said earlier, youth don't have income of their own. they don't have the economy to be able to move around the city. youth are our future and they're theó; zi ones that will be workg and increasing the economy here in the city. investing in our youth and families is an appropriate use of transit funds. because our families are the ones who depend on muni service. we're thegjp[ones going out into the communities, organizing, speaking to our families and the majority of families in san francisco have said that they need this it to pass. it seems likes you are the o.g'l pass. so it's not just about this pilot program because we have to be thinking about the just use of these funds. we will continue to fight and organize and this opportunity it's time that san francisco uses a very small portion of this funds to be able to fund this program that will support so many families. thank you. >> supervisor wiener: thank you. next speaker. and i'm going to -- it looks like we have more people lined up than we called cards so i'm going to call additional cards before we go t
and employment are put farther out of reach because of a felony conviction, especially in a down economy, someone with a felony has great difficulty even accessing 5 a job that pays minimum wage. putting these felony convictions to a whole population of young people, we really perpetuate a chronic underclass which benefits none of us. and then of course there's the inequity in the criminal justice system. even though we can show that drug use rates are quite similar in all different ethnic communities and african-americans are 13 times greater likelihood of being convicted of a felony of simple possession. then of course there's also the savings that we could experience, nonpartisan, independent legislative analyst office has determined that there would be $159 million annually of savings at the county level, plus another $65 million annually in savings at the state level. and our bill would direct a portion of that savings to drug treatment programs so that we can, like these 13 other states, have better outcomes, safer communities. i of course have to thank the sponsors of our bill, and we have
, they push forward with technology, and market and the economy. a lot of good public health things is being done, the east of the world could china, india, and down here in 60s they lift, they get healthy educated and small families. they start to grow their economy and see they are catching up today, when wieland 2010, -- these country that borrow mon to richest when they have debt problems 92 this. jim: this raises two amazing results from this think about. there has been thousands of years of human rif history evere was stuck in lower lift 4,00 4,- left for thousands of years, how come some are still stuck. >> this is afghanistan and congo, this is civil war, the best message today is most of the african countries are in fast economy growth, they have corrected the wrong market ideas, they had 20 years a, they have a much better education level of their people today and tanzania has today a situation similar to thailand, 1972. went 40 years we can see african countries doing what asia mas done. john: this is wonderful. >> still 2 billion fellow human buyings are -- beings are in deep pov
familye3( economy. and the best thing in our youth today is a great option, given the fact that they will be investing in our economy and sustaining the economy in the future. what i'm really here is to ask you today is that you support our youth and we are really hoping that we can count on your support. thank you. >> supervisor wiener: thank you very much. next speaker. >> how you doing, mime i my name is dond boyd and i'm a member of power and central city sro collaborative. our youth, this summer, they put in a lot of work to fight for that money. they could have been doing other things, playing ball, anything but running back and forth to oakland, trying to fight for the money. i think we should support our youth. i think we should put everything behind our youth because that money is a small amount of money but you invest in the future. you need to help the youth out because if you don't help them out you know where they're going to end up, in the juvenile justice system. so that money to get to school, plus helping them with tutors, plus letting them know that the ci
the city economy is weak, that is what the trigger was put in for. there's clearly a reason as to why the city had to reduce this -- for the school district. but i think the emphasis behind where the supplemental came from as we ask the school district how are you going to fund these programs going into the future i hope we have a real conversation next year, as our city economy looks better and our city economy grows as to whether we're going to pull the trigger again on prop h. i think that in last year, when we pulled the prop h trigger to me it had made sense because we didn't have a good budgetary forecast of what revenues were coming in. as the month of june was closing it looked more and more optimistic. as we look at the budget picture now i think many of us asked why did we pull the trigger last year and that was the reason why i introduced what i thought was a modest fundamental in the school district. overall regardless of your position i'm excited that we're engaging in a robust discussion of what it means to partner and support with our school district going forward. >> p
line, if you're a retail giant and just trying to get the most you can in a tough economy, do you see why they want to get out there and just get a jump-start and open up tonight? >> i definitely do, especially in the economic times understand why they would open. however, they are claiming to have consulting every employee's work schedule and requests but i can guarantee that not every single employee was personally consulted as to whether they wanted to work thanksgiving or black friday. target also flat-out ignored availability. for example, my fellow coworker never works fridays due to previous childcare arrangements with her daughter and she is scheduled to work black friday anyway. >> clearly it is not making people happy, but i thank you for coming in to share your thoughts. happy thanksgiving. >>> coming up, if congress can't get a deal done, how will it impact your pocketbook in the new year? >>> plus, how victims of hurricane sandy won't be forgotten this holiday. i had enough of feeling embarrassed about my skin. [ designer ] enough of just covering up my moderate to severe
of our abilities to inject new skills into the economy to build jobs that need to be built in america to sustain our growth. it is critical step that we can take now. we have got to realign the corporate tax code. everyone agrees. we just did a survey that includes members of the general public. 70% of the general public believes we need to simplify. we cannot have the tax code that has higher rates and more complexity than anywhere else in the world. we have got to address the system that really hurts- innovation and high technology economy. we did not worry about those when we were doing well, but they are getting in the way of progress we have got to go through the process in a simpler and more logical and efficient way. this is the number one thing thousands of business people said was the biggest barrier to investing in the u.s. we have got to upgrade our infrastructure, but we have got to focus on those that are economically important. we have got to understand the things that are driving up the cost of doing business. we know what those are, but we need a plan for going forward
on in the distribution of the economy and china, conditions in russia. there are a number of problems anew environment. we have not developed a coherent approach because in the first term you learn your job. that is the challenge that the administration is facing. >> people look to the united states for leadership. they look to us because we have for so long been in a position where we've been able because of our resources and military strength, because of our values, we've been able to keep the peace. we have been able to make sure that enemies feared us and make sure allies could count on us. with we step back as we did during president obama's first term and i'm afraid we're going to do the next term ease back and you see when there a vacuum. people that don't share our interests diving into that vacuum. >> i traveled all over the middle east. every leader i talked to believe the united states is weak in leaving. they are having to accommodate to that eventuality. whether it be the saudis or you name the country they are accommodating to american weakness and withdrawal. that means that they accomm
will have a negative affect on this economy and on employment. >>neil: an idea of how much is at stake and who pays for this, i am telling you at this rate, everyone will pay. every single american family will pay. >> this has implications for every american family, 90 percent of families in america will pay higher taxes, and a reduction in income of $3,500 per american family. we talking about an income loss of 6 percent after taxes, the largest income loss since the 1940's, huge implications and politicians are going to have to, for once, act in a bipartisan manner to try and fix this. >> the people are ready for someone to tell them the truth instead of this mush that they can get this done without touching precious medicare, precious medicaid, precious social security, and precious defense, those people are phony. >>neil: they are afraid. they will take their money off the table. they are afraid. >> business is not a good environment. there is no reason for any businessman to want to grow its business, advance its business, hire more people, create more problems. >> only 3 percent
to estimates, 31,000 jobs could be created by exploring that area. we think it's good for the economy. it's good for tax revenue. it is something that the president could do. >> i have followed this industry for a long time. these estimates are very conservative, there is always a lot more out there than what they are saying. but at the same time, the president has been a big file of drilling on public land. he blocked the keystone pipeline and that would've meant a lot of jobs and oil and lower gas prices for everyone. i feel that he won't be in your corner on this one. what are you going to do about that? what is your most persuasive argument, and what is your plan if he stands in the way? >> there is a five-year plan in place. the interior department has issued that there are thousands of offshore wells being developed right now in the goal. and in lockstep. so this is not an unusual activity. the outer continental shelf is there to help us produce energy and there is huge demand for energy in the future. the u.s., the international agency just produced a report this week that said the
as expected, maybe management isn't executing. maybe economy takes a turn for the worse and suddenly your stock belongs to a sector that is out of favor. don't get sentimental. you got to sell. take a small loss and don't give a broken company a second chance to burn you and then take a much larger loss. lots of people hang on to the losers, often because they're waiting for them to get back to even selling. it's the worst kind of amateur mistake. but even then, these people know their losers deserve to be sold, they want to sell, they're just waiting too long for an unrealistic price that is too high given the downturn with the actual company. selling your losers seems to make perfect sense. selling your winners, though, that's totally counterintuitive for many of you. have to at least trim your biggest gainers. the first reason is simple, diversification. when you let your winners ride, your position can get too big. let's say you own a stock that doubled and doubled and doubled. maybe you bought apple that traded around 200. it represented 15%, it's now a much bigger piece of the pie,
the local economy but as long as it goes against the unspoiled nature of the preserve... that is why i am spending the time working on all of the decision ahead of me. >> he has hinted he is likely to make that decision sooner. >>> mcfarland pled no contest in the august burglary. he admitted to taking the apple founder's driver's license and admitted burglarizing several other homes and he will be sentenced in january. >>> the suspect is being held without bail. jonathan dawson appeared in court yesterday in shackles. he and other men are accused of a string of armed robberies including the shooting death of a man. dawson is scheduled to come to court next month to enter a plea. >>> a worker hurt himself while cleaning the roof of space mountain. the man was in a harness when he slipped and slid 20 feet down that roof yesterday morning. he stopped after hitting a barricade at the bottom of that roof but it took firefighters 45 minutes to rescue him. he broke his leg, and possibly some ribs. >>> deep trying turkeys has become impossible but very dangerous. they have cautioned people and i
the economy in gaza as well. gregg: general jack keane who advised hillary clinton, thanks very much. >> happy thanksgiving, gregg. gregg: you too, sir. ainsley: thanks, greging. we're now getting new reaction from jesse jackson jr. stepping down. we will have all those details. gregg: and workers protesting at the los angeles international airport. the busiest travel day of the year, why the unions are now choosing this time to flex its muscle. >> happy thanksgiving, i love you, happy new year, and i'll be home soon. god bless. go, big red. gregg: developing right now in "america's newsroom," the bbc getting a new boss, tapping tony hall to head the british television network. he is the current chief executive of the royal opera house. >>> former french president nicolas sarkozy heads to court answering questions about suspicions he illegally accepted donations from france's richest woman to fund his 2007 election. he denies the allegations. >>> and the national park service says the statue of liberty, ellis island, both will not reopen to visit thers year. those sites have been closed for cl
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of something, you reduce taxes on it. if you want less of something, you tax it more. in our economy right now, with a lot of money sitting idle on the sidelines, and a lot of people unemployed, the last thing we want to do is, you know, increase taxes on investments which will, therefore, result in less investments and less jobs. >> tom: we have more with lew hay tomorrow on our thanksgiving special, "looking at the fiscal cliff." >> susie: the thanksgiving holiday marks one of the busiest travel times of the year, and airlines are expected to have a blockbuster weekend. they could use it. the airlines have struggled to find profits over the past decade. sylvia hall reports. >> reporter: it's one of the busiest days of the year for airlines, as people jet across the country to and from their holiday destinations. the airlines expect to fill a total of 24 million seats between today and sunday, according to airlines for america. that's an average of 2.5 million seats filled each day, up by a quarter of a million from last year. >> this year so far, the average profit point for every passenger
retail season give a sluggish economy a were needed boost? we'll talk with moody's chief economist, john lonski, next. 4g lte is the fastest. so, whicsupeast 4g lte service would yochoose, based on this chart ? don't rush into it, i'm not looking for the fastest answer. obviously verizon. okay, i have a different chart. going that way, does that make a difference ? look at verizon. it's so much more than the other ones. so what if we just changed the format altogether ? isn't that the exact same thing ? it's pretty clear. still sticking with verizon. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined. ♪ fare thee well ♪ farewell ♪ mr. gloom be on your way ♪ ♪ though you haven't any money yocan still be bright and sunny ♪ ♪ sing polly wolly doodle all the day ♪ ♪ hah lou: the chief economist of moody's capital markets will be with me in a moment, before we go to john lonski we look at tonight's money like, stocks closing at a two-week high before this thanksgiving day. the dow up 48 points, s&p up 3, and nazdaq up 10, volume very light day of trading. 2. 6 bi
. >>> we turn to the economy now, and some good news tonight for americans and their 401(k)s heading into thanksgiving. wall street ended the shortened holiday trading week on a two-week high, in fact. the dow closing at nearly 13,000. the fourth day of gains now, helped by that truce in the middle east this afternoon. wall street now hoping shoppers will provide the next boost to the economy, black friday now approaching. >>> there is still much more ahead on "world news" this wednesday night. on this night of travel in america, we take you inside the airplane of the future. a jet that erases jet lag? two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. i have a cold, and i to
of failure. >> pelley: if we go over the fiscal cliff, as it's called, what happens to the economy? >> look, if we go over the fiscal cliff, it will be very bad, hugely negative for the stock market, which is a source of people's wealth. people will feel poorer. if we go over for a short period of time and adjust it, we can repair some of those things. but what you won't repair is people's attitudes towards the united states as a responsible debtor. and that's very important. if we show that we're so irresponsible that we can't manage our affairs, people have no recourse but to invest with us today but they're going to work awfully hard to find alternatives very quickly. >> pelley: lloyd blankfein is among the world's most influential bankers, but he rarely does interviews. goldman sachs is the most successful investment bank on wall street with earnings last year of $4.4 billion. washington playing with fire? >> yes. yes. washington is playing with fire, and you don't get-- it's not like a football game where you get the two-minute warning. they don't-- you know, they don't tell you when y
financially and even in cities as successful as san francisco. >> the economy for the last two years is challenging. a lot of people lost their houses through foreclosures. they were challenged with the market going down. it is just coming back for us >> volunteers are preparing for more than 5,000 people. they will also hand out 1700 bag lunches as well. >>> neighbors of a disi believe aed man have up to help. he was getting dye yule sis treatment and -- dialysis treatment and broke his truck window and stealing his dog leaving her collar. he suffers from crohn's disease and just diagnosed with cancer and now this. he said lola was one of the bright spots in his life. >> she was wonderful from the first day. the most affection gnat, sweetest, nicest companion you could ever have. >> understandably upset. neighbors offered a $3,000 reward to help find lola. they handed out missing fliers and knocked on doors. that's all he needs as much as he has already been through. >>> up next, black friday blues of the why some wal-mart employees are planing a walkout on one of the busiest days o
per hour. it is logical to think that gives every worker more to spend. that is good for the economy. no surprise 2/3 support the $10 minimum wage. one sponsor is from minnesota, representative ellison. >> the employer will pay the least they can because they can get away with it. >> they are paid $0.3. >> only the zero law prevents those greedy employers how come most are paid more? asked merv crist who owns a restaurant called the prime cut. you y most workers above minimum wage? >> half of them. john: you don't have to. >> they have skills if i don't, they will be paid more. john: you have to because of competition and? >> absolutely. john: the free market? a lot of employees start at minimum wage and work up? >> absolutely. those that don't have the knowledge need it. the information's is the wealth. john: you create jobs. 28 employees. top earn $18 per hour. the average hourly peat wage is $16.57. the market sets it. what is wrong with the law for a bottom? >> it takes people who don't have experience and cuts them out. you do not want to the employee who does not want anything.
, they spent a lot of time thinking about the future. so in the next four years who can i trust on the economy, on social issues and foreign policy. and we live in a country that is even pli divided politically and we have close elections. our victory in 2008 was a landslide. it was clear this election was going to be closer, fwiven the economy and divisions in the country. with that being said, we still won electoral college, maybe not a landslide but a clear majority. our popular vote is 3% which is a healthy margin. and i think the reason we won is people understood where we had been economically. all of you have lived through the recession. this is not something that is an academic theory. everyone painfully lived through the recession. we are beginning to recover from that. the economy has created jobs over 5 fnt 5 million jobs which our economy is far too week but the electorate said i'm beginning to feel some progress. does that mean i'm satisfied? of course not. but i'm beginning to feel some progress and i think people thought it was a risk to go back and try economic policies that le
." >> a new holiday spending bonanza. americans are feeling more confident about our economy. will lead to the great of growth, and what could set us back? >> also, an arrest in a string of murders in new york city connected to one gunman. what we are learning about the man that police in new york city say was poised to strike again. and a large bird crashes through the cockpit plane of this airport. details of the scare in the air for the pilot and passengers. it's all "happening now." >> but first, the cease-fire truce may be fragile, but it appeals to be holding. i am heather childers in for jenna lee. >> and i am rick scott in for jon scott. with egypt's president mohammed morsi, it is a big test for the new leader. steve harrigan is live in cairo. some are saying that mohammed morsi is the real winner here. you have all sides facing the same person. americans giving him high marks for his mediation, even some israeli officials praising the president. as far as the mediation goes, there were some concerns about which direction he would say, a long-term member of the muslim brotherho
national debt already exceeds the size of our country's entire economy. we can't afford pinpoint and we can't afford to leave it intact. that's why i've been clear that the law has to stay on the table, as both parties discuss ways to solve our nation's massive debt challenge." mr. boehner, this is not what the election was all about. john boehner, if he is serious, will have to find out, but he certainly isn't very smart. the congressional budget office estimates, they show that the affordable care act will actually reduce the deficit. it doesn't make a lot of sense to get rid of a deficit reduction program, as part of a deficit reduction deal. the white house already rejected boehner's idea. obama care will not be part of debt negotiations. boehner is up to something here, don't you think? something else, that is. if you watch john boehner closely over the last two weeks, you can see him laying the ground work for the latest ploy. he call eed obama care the law the land, but also tried to link it to obama care and the budget. >> you had said, next year, that you would repeal the health ca
the entire bay area economy, tonight at 10. complete bay area news coverage. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu channel 2 news. >>> he came into court today hunched over with an expression that never changed. he is a suspect accused of getting into a shoot-out with police last week in san jose. and also killing a man who he and another suspect were allegedly trying to carjack. ktvu was in the courtroom today. >> reporter: well, san jose is getting ready to celebrate thanksgiving, but police homicide detectives won't get much of a chance to enjoy it. they'll be working straight through the holiday, searching for that suspect on the run. it was just a few hours ago that his alleged accomplice made his first court appearance. a shackled 26-year-old jonathan dawson shuffled into superior court this afternoon, keeping his head down, rarely changing his somber express. he was captured a
-- in an italian. ♪ >> i think america is not anymore the most important economy, but it is the most important center of production. it is like being in florence during the renaissance. hear, history is happening out. -- history is happening here. all i'm doing is giving back to my people by being here. i like to think that they are waiting for me to come back from this experience. ♪ >> introducing his music to a whole new audience in new york. and we could not leave you without the final story from washington. today, the president and his two daughters took part in the annual thanksgiving right of pardoning two turkeys. it is a tradition that stretches back to the 1960's. that brings the program to a close. you confide constant updates on our website. i'm laura trevelyan. thank you for watching. to those of you in the u.s., have a happy thanksgiving. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relation
combined. a whole different league, partly because of technologies, partly because the economy is doing so well. the reality, that is a very strong deterrent to the egyptians or to the turks to get involved. >> >>. >> fareed, what does this mean about iran? the power and involvement of iran? >> i think it shows their limits, bogged down with their ally syria. trying to do something about that. i doubt they were involved very much with this in the first place. they don't have much of a reach. this has always been the claim, through hezbollah and hamas, they had some special asymmetrical power. israel really dominates the region. if the israelis want to make peace -- palestinians want peace, they will make it on israeli terms right now. >> anne marie, do you agree with that? >> well, part. one thing i would note, one of the reasons that israel has such military predominance is also because of the tremendous support the obama administration has given israel on defense matters. have you heard ambassador oren refer to u.s. assistance on iron dome, and the obama administration has pointed out mu
that is a good thing. now the rental company and the sour economy have caused a lot of people to get on the bus. some 600,000 people are expected to get on the bus, it is a trend we expect to see now until the end of the year. >> ron mott, safe travel. >>> and today, the dow up 48 points, the nasdaq gaining just under 10 points. and the s&p 500 was a little more than three points higher on the day. >>> up next, families facing tough decisions about the place they call home. >>> thousands of people in the northeast will be spending this thanksgiving somewhere other than home because of hurricane sandy. and in one new jersey town, they're struggling with the question many in new orleans dealt with after katrina. should they go back home and rebuild at all? sayreville is at the intersection there and has been flooded over and over. nbc chief correspondent anne thompson has more on some residents who have had enough. webber avenue, they do a strange thing. taking away debris, but not the heartache of a neighborhood in ruins orange stickers declare 230 homes uninhabitable. including this one. >> it
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